Mersa Matruh Tourism

Visit Mersa Matruh - Best of Mersa Matruh

Mersa Matruh (Arabic: مرسى مطروح‎‎, IPA: [ˈmæɾsæ mɑtˤˈɾuːħ]) is a seaport in Egypt, the capital of the Matrouh Governorate. It is 240 km (150 mi) west of Alexandria and 222 km from Sallum, on the main highway from the Nile Delta to the Libyan border. Another highway leads south from the town, toward the Western Desert and the oases of Siwa and Bahariya. During Ancient Egyptian times and during the reign of Alexander The Great, the city was known as Amunia. In Ptolemaic and Byzantine times it was known as Paraitonion (Παραιτόνιον), while in Roman times it was called Paraetonium. Marsa Matruh is a major tourist resort and serves as a getaway resort for Europeans as well as Cairenes. It is served by Marsa Matruh Airport. The city features soft white sand beaches and calm transparent waters; the bay is protected from the high seas by a series of rocks forming a natural breakwater, with a small opening to allow access for light vessels.

Wikipedia

Planning a vacation to Mersa Matruh in Egypt? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Mersa Matruh.

More about Mersa Matruh

Explore the travel itinerary planning tool for your visit to Mersa Matruh and create a flawless plan in few simple steps!

Facts and Stats for Mersa Matruh*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mersa Matruh

    Know the pollution level of Mersa Matruh before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Mersa Matruh - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 31.9 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mersa Matruh

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mersa Matruh

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.01 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo
0